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Teen suffers unprovoked attack

A 16-year-old boy is recovering after he was attacked Friday morning.

Police have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with the attack, which they say was unprovoked.

Police got a call about an assault in progress near Massey Drive and Griffiths Avenue at about 10:30 a.m. Friday.   

Officers located the suspect a short distance away; however he failed to obey police commands and fled on foot.  The suspect was caught and arrested in the parking lot of a nearby high school.  The victim was transported to hospital for treatment of a broken nose and other non-life threatening injuries.

Moses Clifford Johnson has been charged with aggravated assault, and resisting or obstructing a peace officer

Johnson recently moved to Prince George from New Hazelton.  He has been remanded in custody and will make his first appearance in court later today.

If you have any information about this Criminal offence, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword “pgtips”.  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. 

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